Why Understanding Employee Health Is Important

May 25, 2021

Leading a business isn’t easy, there’s so much to think about, and you’re responsible for anything that happens. If your business suffers financial losses, it comes back to you, if there are legal issues, you have to deal with them! There’s a lot going on, and if you take on more than you can handle, then you’re going to struggle to take care of everything. If there’s one thing that’s important to keep in mind when you’re leading a team, it’s the health of your employees.

It’s a leader’s responsibility to make sure that their employees are comfortable and happy in the workplace. There’s a lot that rides on the health of your employees, and if it’s work that’s impacting their health in a negative way, then it’s something that you need to approach. Not just for them, but for your business. What is a business without the team behind it?

Every business has a lot of moving parts, and if you neglect to keep everyone happy, you’ll notice that your business can start to suffer too. Everyone has to deal with stress from time to time, and building resilience to that stress can be a good thing. However, that’s not something that can be forced, and everyone has their own thresholds on what they can handle. Many leaders try to push their employees too hard, and as you can see from the infographic below, that might not be in your, or their best interest; resilience is great, but not when it’s achieved through too much stress.

Infographic Design By Ezra Coaching.

Mark Asquith

That British podcast guy, Mark is co-founder of Captivate.fm, the world's only growth-oriented podcast host. A Harvard, TEDx, Podcast Movement and Podfest speaker (amongst many more!), he's a wildly approachable Brit and Star Wars/DC Comics geek.

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